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down into paris, but d to completely rearrange that. and can he came up with the idea -- and he came up with the idea, actually, one of his generals, to feint through belgium but send the majority of his armored power through the ardenne forest and come behind any french and british armies that went into belgium once the war started. and this worked perfectly begins on may 10th of 1940. and the british and the french did what the germans expected. as soon as the germans went into belgium, the french and the british went in. the armored divisions came in behind. and forced really the cream of the french army and the british expeditionary force up to the port of dun kirk. that's what we know as the evacuation of dunkirk. >> host: before you go any further, mr. stoddard, when did the british come across the channel into france? >> guest: i think they must have done this maybe even as early as 1938 but certainly after war in 1939 started, they put the british army next to the french in anticipation of the germans coming. of course, by land through the lowlands in belgium. so the british arm
europe in the single digits, moscow with a high of 6, kiev at 9, and london and paris both at 11 and 12 here starting off your weekend. now let's take a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> one more story before we go. a concert was held in vienna featuring the 18th century piano that wolfgang amadeus mozart played in his home. ♪ russian pianist alexander melnikov played the instrument before a small audience at mozart house. the museum and what was once mozart's residence. the piano was sent to vie yaen that from salzburg for the first time since the composer's death more than 200 years ago. the contincert featured pieces composed in that very house. >> we can say that objectively it is an incredible piano and it sounds in such a special way that i believe it can move one to tears. >> the piano is believed to have been made in 1780. mozart bought it soon after he settled in vienna and played it until he died in 1791. the piano is about a meter wide, much smaller than the ones made today. it also has a lighter tone. >> well, it's a shame to know since -- to know what it might have
degrees and paris at 10 and very chilly and biting cold in moscow with 3 for your high. here is our extended forecast. >>> our lead story this hour, members of china's communist party are wrapping up their national congress in beijing. many delegates wonder whether departing president huh jin pou will keep hold of power. they include a president with a theory on sustainable growth and they give the same importance to his principles as those of other past leaders. delegates will select about 200 members of the central committee. those members will in turn select a new leader, something that only happens once in a decade. much has already been decided. communist leaders have sent out signals for months that vice president xi jinping will take over as the general secretary. the central committee will then select the standing committee, the apex of power in china. nine people currently sit on the board. that could be reduced to seven. of the current members only xi and khung are expected to remain. some inside the party believe president hu may stay on. others insist he will retire to i
mark in london as well as in paris. 8, in fact on thursday. out towards the east, moscow hitting 4 degrees on thursday. and then down across the south, of course, a little bit warmer 18 in athens as well as madrid. up to 20 in rome. and in lisbon. here now is your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
and paris with a pair of 12s. now here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> recapping our top story, people in japan will vote in a general election next month. prime minister yoshihiko noda dissolved the lower house of the diet. >> the speaker of the lower house announced the dissolution of the chamber. voting day is december 16th. noda later said he is keeping the promise he made to seek a new mandate after reforming the social security and tax systems. he said the main focus of the election is whether to move forward or go back to the old political ways of the liberal democratic party, currently the main opposition. noda's democratic party beat the ldp in the 2009 election. >>> senior diplomats from japan and north korea have wrapped up a round of talks in mongolia. they discussed a number of outstanding issues, including the abduction of japanese nationals during the 1970s and '80s. delegates from japan and north korea ended a two-day meeting friday in mongolia's capital, ulan bator. one of the main items on their agenda was tokyo's request to solve the abductions issue. >> tran
their designs on bigger stages in new york or paris. very neat there. let's check in with talker now for weather. >> it was a gorgeous weekend. yesterday, got to 71 degrees. our warmest temperature so far this month at reagan national. we'll enjoy one more warm day today. relatively mild day and then the changes come from the form of rain showers and cooler air tomorrow. this is it right now? >> this is it. >> i got to make sure so i can get the kids out to do the yard work. >> it will feel more like november than september. >> okay. like it is supposed to feel. >> reagan national yesterday, 71 degrees. dulles, 70. bwi marshall, we hit 66 degrees. as i mentioned, our first 70- degree temperature this month and it may be our only one looking down the horizon a little bit into the future, our temperatures will be cooler. 50 in leonardtown. north and west, not too bad. manassas and culpeper currently running at 43 degrees. these temperatures relatively mild overnight. we'll probably be in the upper 60s for daytime highs. clouds on the horizon, you might get in here. most of your day will feature cl
100 is up by about .4%. dax is also up about .4%. in paris, the cac 40 is up about .7%. market players remain cautious as they wait to see the vote by greek lawmakers on the austerity package later in the day. >>> earlier asian stock prices were mostly higher on wednesday. hong kong shares were up about .7%. singapore rose .8%. nikkei average ended marginally lower extending losses to three days. >>> finally a quick look at currencies, the dollar is gaining ground against the yen and euro on the hope that obama's re-election would help prop up the u.s. economy now exchanging hands 80.38 to 39. euro quoted at 12818 to 19. >>> a japanese government panel will draw up a timetable for overhauling the nation's power supply system by the end of this year. an industry ministry task force resumed talks on the reforms on wednesday. that's after the government came up with a new energy policy in september. the policy requires phasing out the reliance on nuclear power and greater use of green energy. under the plan households would be able to choose their power suppliers. the task force also call
. >> it was paris hilton. would you hit paris hilton? of course you would. if it has a nice booty you are going after it. that's the way guys are. >> i'm sorry to say i have a 17-year-old daughter and it is a terrible state of the way things are, but it is true. >> the way things always have been and always will be, and that is why we are here as a species. the 10% seems really low to me. i am on the other side. i think 39 out of 400 is a low, low number. i think the news on this. >> they singled out a certain breed of men that are this website looking at this gal's profile which is obviously alarming and went as far as to e-mail. you already lowered the bar very much as far as a guy that is on there and looking for this type of girl. >> there is nothing wrong. why isn't it okay to go on a site? >> she said she killed somebody. >> but she is cute. you said you lowered it by going on this site. >> no. i said you already -- you have already i guess made it out a certain type of man. i don't know any men who go on the websites. i am not judging them. it wasn't a hookup at a bar. >> lowering the ba
their own. my grandmother then raised her family in the city and watched as the paris of the orient transformed into an american town with the add vent of the american troops. eager to explore new lands again, my grandmother did not need convincing to leave in 1975, and beautiful daughter, my mother, and her sister here today, had no choice but to follow among. once the parents decided that the whole family had to escape, the next step was to gather all the children and belongings and locate a safe passage out. it was no easy task because as you recall, i said i had eight elder brothers and sisters. moreover, the first attempt failed. after waiting two hours at the agreed upon rendezvous sight, the helicopter never showed. my dad found out later when we were safe in the united states that his cousin actually ran out of fuel and had to return to the air base. at this point, my paternal uncle set out to find another means of escape while the rest us of returned home to await word. our second and successful attempt of fleeing came by sea. when my uncle phoned us with the good news he s
game in the 1st half. off a uva miss mason outrunning brian allen to paris bennett all alone underneath. patriots up one, but this game was tied 32-32 at the break. 2nd half game tied 50-50 until joe harris gets the pullup three. he had 19 points. cavaliers are up by three, but this game would be tied again. just over a minute to go, mason with the ball, allen with the stepback, three and it's good. mason up 60-57. they hold on for the 63-59 victory. the first time ever that george mason has beat virginia. >>> don't go away, more hoops coming up including the wizards still in the hunt for their first win of the season. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. you want more wthan anything else?nt a pony! what's he doing daddy? just... ahhhhhhhhhhhh! happy holidays, honey. a pony! ok, who wants waffles? get the hottest, new toys at the toys r us store on ebay. when it's on your mind, it's on ebay. >>> the not how you start but how you finish. at least the wizards hope that's the case b
to paris. there is much more to be looked at in this story. we will have much more on this coming up. >> we will have much more on the petraeus scandal including who knew what and when it coming up on abc 7 news at 6. >> coming up on abc 7 news at 5 but a worker for it that could jeopardize a big black friday sale. -- a worker threat. >> the man behind the voice of elmo accused of a serious crime. how this is effecting "sesame street." >> >> as we honor veterans and an old, we are marking the 30th anniversary of the vietnam memorial wall, the symbol of the darkened by some of war. >> they're reading of all the names of about wall, only the fifth time it has ever been done. greta kreuz talks about how it is helping some to keel. >> for 65 hours, they read the names. >> robert hernandez. >> franklin collins. >> of 58,282 names. >> grant taylor. >> is solid drumbeat of names those missing from the vietnam war. 2000 volunteers, but to some, it's a very personal. >> my brother, stanley smith. he was 19 years old. "she lost her baby brother in 1966, killed just weeks after he got the vietnam. >>
would never forget. i shipped off to paris island and this is where i would spend my eighteenth birthday. happy birthday. it is not as bad as the next we birthdays because my nineteenth birthday i was in sniper school, my 22 birthday i was in mountain training in bridgecourt, i have a lot of good birthdays. in paris island, shipped to north carolina infantry training and after that went to hawaii where i was stationed the next three years and this is where i attended sniper school. after attending sniper school i shipped to iraq and in iraq i didn't get to complete my floor because i was bitten on my right hand by vicious enemy spider and suffered severe nerve damage but i will let everyone in the room know that the enemy will stop at nothing. they even train spiders. i turned back home for two years of dismal training and working up to get my hands back and this is why i became a sniper team leader under 500 marines and we were training to go back to iraq. we need five volunteers to go to afghanistan. i said what is the mission? we don't know yet. we just need five volunteers right now.
. liue vu was the pastor at st. frances cabrini school in paris. a 19 year-old former student recognize convicted pedophile mark burris working the sound system that paris festival, setting off a heated exchange between a group of parents and the river. >> the 49ers jump all over the bears last night when a 32 to 7. cabinet through for doing it 43 yds and two touchdowns of 49 as rolled past the look leagues' fifth best defense. coming up will hear more from players about the big win. >> we will take a quick break we will be back with more here any minute. we want to give you a quick look from the san mateo bridge. the weather today will be changing we have rain. the north bay first and it should spread area wide by later this evening. we will visit our web the center and get a more detailed look at the forecast. >> and we will see if the rain will go away in time for thanksgiving. now for a quick check of the market's future trading snout is positive but only slightly. we have investors somewhat worrying about the on on european debt crisis. we are only ride above the neutral mark we co
and mcconnell to actually sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris pease talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >> were they as uncomfortable as they looked sitting next to each other? >> yes. >> and what did you learn from that? >> well, i think that -- what can you say? they don't strike me as two guys that are -- can sit down in a room over a whiskey and kind of work things out. they're very locked in their ways and they are both political tacticians. that's what they do. >> they are brilliant political tacticians. anybody who knows senator mcconnell and reid knows that. they're both very good at what they do, and outmaneuvering one another, which raises the question, with no personal relationship and they're so politically far apart and beholden to their interests in the party, why should we expect that compromise will happen? >> i think that the future of the party, republican party very much depends on getting away from this view held by some in the public that they're just obstructionists. the other thing is that there are just too many things that are really impor
's dwindling shark population. we will show you. >>> the sharks at a paris aquarium had a surprise visitor. a world champion free diver jumped this shark tank. he is crazy. he said he was afraid of sharks for years but able to overcome the fear by what else regularly swimming with them. the event was to draw attention to the dwindling shark population. it is a reminder that many people see them as cold-blood killers and many others see them as animals that need protection. the swam with 16 black-tipped sharks, four gray sharks, two zebra sharks. not a great white. he's a chicken. thank you for watching nbc bay area news. chris matthews is next. good night. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the
. the leader died in paris in 2004. transbegan a murder inquiry after experts found radio active -- in his clothes. >>> 23 people were injured when riot police clashed with protesters. the protest came as the country's labor minister was in the city. the minister infuriated many people when she signed off on pension reform that raised the retirement age and told the unemployed not to be choosy when looking for work. >>> in india, millions of people celebrateed the first day of dewaly today with fireworks, candles and sweets. the festival of light celebrates the light over dark. the festival lasts for five days. >>> how a teenager who got bitten by six rattlesnakes survived. >>> new information we just learned about an explosion. >>> chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking a big change in our weather. he is back with what we can expect. [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho
device. >>> arifat's tomb can be seen here covered in a blue tarp. the leader died in paris in 2004. transbegan a murder inquiry after experts found radio active -- in his clothes. >>> 23 people were injured when riot police clashed with protesters. the protest came as the country's labor minister was in the city. the minister infuriated many people when she signed off on pension reform that raised the retirement age and told the unemployed not to be choosy when looking for work. >>> in india, millions of people celebrateed the first day of dewaly today with fireworks, candles and sweets. the festival of light celebrates the light over dark. the festival lasts for five days. >>> how a teenager who got bitten by six rattlesnakes survived. >>> new information we >>> new information now on today's developing news, a developing fire at san francisco city hall. these are the live pictures at the scene. we just spoke to the fire chief, he said there was an explosion in a basement electrical room. he said it sent smoke throughout city hall and caused some sprinkles to go off. right now as
or illusions of comedy or commercials. or cultures lows, the denominator of culture? of course. paris one resaw the super bowl the city buried in rubble than the manufacturer's brand your merges if a driver get out to congratulate each other while having the wisdom to purchase the truck and one survivor says have a twinkie [laughter] so there's the allusion to the american mass the urban legend taken from the schoolyard that twinkies have a shelf life of 10 million years. [laughter] would they buy the truck? to join the illusion that it is belonging. left ridicules the old days of things logical and if we were sufficiently intelligent all the age old prague court based -- problems was disappear. and how to refrain from its each other patriotism, a freedom of conscience and legal rights which anybody alleges my defense but now we are stymied because we don't know how to replace those practices so in a culture is improvised speak to no one at the airport drive 12 hours across the ocean and don't introduce yourself for talks on the elevator all in response to any suggestions and demand the one pow
of political life. political life as a drop down from brussels to berlin, from brussels to paris can from brussels to rome, in a way that has made it very hard for the e.u. to thrive. and it is today an uneasy tension between the collective governance that europe needs to thrive, and the political strength in europe which has become somewhat anti-european. i think they have turned the corner. i think they have found a formula for keeping greece in, for allowing the euro to survive. and european leaders like chancellor merkel in germany are starting to lead and talk about the importance of european experiments which has revolution, historical importance. so i'm getting bullish again. but if you were to say to me, you know, what keeps me up at night, i still worry about the global financial crisis spreading outward, because the euro zone goes belly up. and if that happens it's going to be ugly. i think we have run out of time. i apologize to you by two or three people in line, but i'll be happy to answer your questions personally after the talk. thank you very much. [applause] >> is there a
having calls with leaders across the middle east. >> i want to express my pari appreciate to president obama for unequivocal clear sighted support for israel the right to defend itself. >> reporter: days after winning re-election, the president is faced with a widening conflict that has potential to destabilize an already unstable region. of course in the united states and here in the region, everyone is hoping this is over quickly. no one can afford a wider war. >> thank you, for that. >> the israeli military, media office, twitter account, gained 50,000 followers in the past 24 hours. hamas has a facebook page and all playing out on line and on the ground. >> hamas threatening israel saying they have opened the gates of hell by assassinating one of their top leaders. >> we will be back with more right after this. stay with us, everybody. >>> as we all know we are becoming a digital nation. it all begins with books. for too many children, books just aren't a big part of their lives. >> one group set out to remedy that. yesterday it reached a milestone. bringing smiles to 100 million b
moment of the market, 2009, february 2009, we had the eve st. laurent sale in paris, world record prices achieved, $30, $40 million the worst part of the market. and that topped growth has been very much encouraging bidding, encouraging buying as well as encouraging great collectors to put their work on the market. so you've got not only great demand but you've got very good supply at the highest level. >> you know, behind you is andy warhol's "statue of liberty," we just showed it the estimate is about 35 million. do you think it might go for more than that and if so, where do you think the interest will come from, domestic or international? >> i think we will be looking at a market which is truly global. i think one of the things which has established the postwar contemporary market so much above any other market is fact we are not reliant on one economy. we are seeing very, very strong new emerging buyers coming out of the middle east, coming out of late.america and we have got the older collectors, very, very strong american. i think this is one of the things a bit of a fallacy you t
. adams was the american minister to the court of st. james. jefferson the american minister to paris. jefferson made a tremendous contribution. he sent to his friend madison over 200 books on political thought, political history. my surmise is that some of those books must have been about the dutch federation. jefferson was not there. he did get his hands on a copy very quickly of the constitution. we e-mailed a copy for him over in paris. he said, where is the bill of rights? the answer was, there is no bill of rights. every people on earth is entitled by nature to a bill of rights which protect them against their government. this foreshadowed a problem. george mason was one of the members of the virginia delegation. he had written the declaration of the rights for the state of virginia in 1776. it was a few months before jefferson wrote the declaration of independence. when the convention was over, mason, who was a member of the virginia delegation, was a member of the virginia delegation, would not sign the constitution. washington was infuriated. so came about one of the great in
sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris peace talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >>> a computer security software billionaire is on the run. police want to question john mcafee in the murder of his neighbor. >> what do you think he's capable of doing? >> i don't know what he's capable of doing. >> "sky fall" came in number one this weekend with $88 million, about a spy who fights terrorists and sleeps with a lot of women. critics are calling it well made while david petraeus is calling it relatable. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. it was an overnight bombshell, a new twist in the sex scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to quit.al john the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen fbi is unvaer investigation. the fbi connected him to the woman who first blew the whistle senior cor on this case. john miller former assistant mer fbi as fbi director joins us here. good morning again. >> >> good morning. >> so why was this fbi agent that knew joe kelley thrown off >> the case or was he? well,
-class students. this will make the state suffered and will probably see lower education. >> paris this essay protester who was blocked off for about two hours. protesters filled the middle of this and a section let cars s through. i saw a lot of semi trucks do a three-point turns just to get out of the area. and by the drivers are furious because they're not letting a pastor. listeners them passed through. there's a lot of traffic still coming down the street. there are police out but they stated that too many of the students are mantra the situation. everything has been civil and there has been no confrontations. >> speaking of traffic let's go to george. >> we're still looking at a slower than usual ride on an estate sale. we have a south bound crash. they have both clear but look at the ride north out of san ramon. it is usually trouble free. that is not the case this morning. continued delays on the southbound side from concord. this slow born into walnut creek interchange. the bay bridge has a minor wheat carry it you can see the end of the back up. the san mateo bridge is back ballots
just been thrown out. >> reporter: by the time the air france concord lifted off from paris, its left wing was already on fire. it was july 25th, 2000. 109 passengers and crew had only minutes to live. the plane crashed into a hotel, killing four more people on the ground. turns out a 16-inch metal strip lying on the runway brought down the concord. >> when the concord went over it, it hit the tire to a point where it then exploded. parts of the tire then went up into the fuel tank like shrapnel. >> reporter: the flying debris exploded the concord's fuel tanks. the metal piece that triggered the accident had fallen off a continental dc-10 and had been mistakenly installed by a continental mechanic. >> this was an accident. why the french courts got involved and tried to make a criminal case out of this, i will never understand. >> reporter: french courts held continental airlines criminally responsible and convicted its mechanic of manslaughter. but now a french appeals court has overturned that ruling, saying the mistake made by the continental mechanic did not amount to a crime. the
. the first children's hospital was founded in 18 02 in paris. they've recognized then that children were not the same as adults. why are we ostriches and have our head in the stand? you could excuse it up until the end of the second world war. people went straight from school and work probably of the age of 14 and there was no choice. there was not at and between group. since the '50s, since all this, -- elvis, since my age group, what is the bloody excuse? [laughter] all i can say is, i think this is something you will do in your country very quickly, because what i love about america is the thing, we can do this, we will do it, we will make it work and we will donate. these are your teenagers. they need your support. they are your community and they are your future. you deserve to have it better. [applause] >> i just have one or two. what inspired you to set up the teenager and young adult cancer center? why there? >> mainly because i was doing a charity show and someone's back garden. rebecca was doing it for autism. and another teenage program. at that party dr. david feinberg, in c
or paris or korea, and you start pointing out that no, we're not as good, it will create a sense of maybe shaking the complacency, which i think is the first step. there is a complacency here that people -- opinion leaders and people that have more disproportionate influence, don't view their own kids' plight as bad at all. and we need to create some awareness, i think, as john said, through information that this is a serious challenge for our country and it's, you sadly it's changing who we are as a nation and we're losing our competitive edge because of it as well. >> and this project under way, a really good one, and then also the common assessment to bring it right down to the kid level, how your child is doing in relation to these rigorous and we hope world class standards, will certainly give people information. at the same time, however, if you've got a smug suburban constituency and the teachers in those schools are also grumping that the politicians and the policymakers are making their life harder, threatening their jobs, giving them too much to do, narrowing the curriculum. >>
during the siege of paris, providing political and humanitarian support. >> coming up tonight an c-span an update an the fiscal cliff. first we hear from speaker boehner. later senate democrats explain what they are looking for in negotiations with republicans. house speaker john boehner told reporters there has been no progress in two weeks of discussions on the fiscal cliff. his comments came on the same day guide ner made rounds on capitol hill. this is ten minutes. >> good morning, everyone. the president has warned us about the dangers of going over the fiscal cliff. but his actions have not matched his public statements. members of his own party seem quite comfortable with sending the economy over the fiscal cliff. on tuesday, we had productive conversation at the white house. despite the claims that the president supports a balanced approach, the democrats have yet to get serious about real spending cuts. secondly, no substantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and the house over the last two weeks. this is not a game. jobs are on the line. the am
as well as in washington and paris that algeria could be used to play a constructive role in this anticipated military intervention should it materialize. however, officials and observers within the region are -- [inaudible] and perhaps we can touch on some of this in the q&a. thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you very much, alexis, you helped us understand, perhaps, the dog that didn't bark and perhaps gave us a framework for understanding whether that'll be true in the future, and you laid out really an uncertain path ahead and helped illuminate the inner relationship between domestic politics and regional security concern. we'll wrap our panel here with two overviews, um, the first provided by dr. paul sullivan who also joined us for the last panel. dr. sullivan is going to give us an economic sort of toward the horizon of the region and help us understand some of the sparks that help drive change and may yet derail it. dr. sullivan? >> well, i'm not sure i would agree that that dog may not bark sometime in the future. algeria had its problems in the e
everyone has a shot. parents, you have got to paris. students, you have got to study. but do not tell me that hiring more teachers will not help the country grow. do not tell me that students should just borrow money -- more money from their parents. that was not an option for me, maybe not for a lot of you. that is why the change i want to bring is to cut tuition and have, make college more affordable. i want 100,000 new math and science teachers. i want to train 2 million americans at community colleges for the jobs people are hiring for right now. that is my plan. that is the america we are fighting for. [cheers and applause] change. change comes when we live up to this country's innovation. i could not be prouder of the american workers and american ingenuity when i bet on the automotive industry. they are not going back to just building cars, we are building better cars. because of technology, because of innovation. cars that we are building now by the middle of the next decade will go trice as far. that will save you money. it will help our national security. it will help our envir
carroll has this edition of "black in america." >> reporter: the gospel choir had paris hichltparishoners on . this is harlem, new york. take a second look at this congregation and you'll see the black church here changing. >> inspiring and i definitely will come back. why not? >> reporter: tourists, many european, have been packing the pews of harlem churches in increasing numbers. michael henry adams specializes in harlem's history. >> it is voyeurism to a degree. i thought of it as something bad initially but it's learning more about each other and there's nothing bad in that. >> reporter: what's happening is not just white tourism but of something greater. do you see the identity of harlem shifting or changing? >> demographically, would you have to see that there is a change. the harlem of my youth, when i would come to harlem, doesn't look the same. >> reporter: statistics show hispanics and whites outpacing the number of blacks moving into harlem. >> you can no longer make the assumption that all persons who are nonafrican-americans, who are whites were tourists. like everyone else,
. it is a value of the euro is different in madrid and rome, in paris than in berlin. doesn't work. and the only means to guarantee this is to establish this deposit system. >> let me go back to germany. that goes to the heart of the european system. at the germans are not going to back a bailout, and they would say why should we? we've got her on restructuring and our own economy over a very long period of time, we worked till 65 or even older in germany, work long hours, we're very productive, we are very productive economy or why should we bail out country country with his to want a very strong social safety nets, where they want a early retirement, whether what have all these things that germans have given up? so that's the german view. that if it is the german get and you have determined either and you have the spanish and portuguese and greek and other on the other side, doesn't it point to a fundamental weakness in the very structure of the euro, that you fundamentally different economies, fundamentally different political systems, and you don't have the political legitimacy? because peop
and paris h ilton to do a little bit more. it is common sense. many of them are literally saying, taxing more. they believe they have more to give. everybody in their situation needs to be asked to do a little bit more and the country would be better off. did lloyd blankfein say that the other day? the reality of the situation is shifting. i cannot think of a better situation than that. he is somebody you, in theory, understands economics. host: from the news conference, the president on the debt and entitlement reform. [video clip] >> we can shape a process where we look at tax reform, which i am eager to do. we can simplify our tax system. we can make it more efficient. a distorting effect on our economy. i believe we have to continue to take a serious look at how we inform -- reform our entitlements. health care costs continue to be the biggest driver of our deficits. host: there is a response from one of our viewers. democrats are more concerned with punishing successful people with tax code rather than growing revenue. how do you respond to that criticism? guest: i do not think that
in jerusalem. again, you just returned from paris and you say much of the talk was about what's going on in the middle east. >> absolutely. the group i was with was john bolton and it was quite a group of the we were talking about the iranian group that wants to see regime change in iran. they've just been delisted. and the reality is that's an option that we should be talking about. there are three option. option number one is negotiate and do some kind of detante like question with the soviets. two, is military attacks. both of those are bad. the third is, let's see if you can get a different regime. after all, we have a different regime in egypt. we have a new one in libya. we're going to have a new one in syria. a lot of questions about what's going to replace them. in iran, you probably could replace them with a pretty solid pro-western government if you did the right things. >> brian: kind of encouraged that president obama said he does have words of support for israel. >> they're getting bombed every day. and it turns out this has been going on for some time of the two, three a
'oreal paris in betancourt. >>> 42 minutes past the hour. bonnie schneider has the thanksgiving forecast. it's looking pretty good out there. isn't it, bonnie? >> it is. we're watching out for windy weather, alina. that holds true from bismarck to minneapolis. wind gusts could be as strong as 48 miles per hour. in parts offed in we're also facing snow. so blowing and drifting snow from areas of grand forks into fargo. it's going to be a little bit messy for your thanksgiving day travels. gusts will be climbing up to 45 miles per hour. elsewhere across the country, we're also tracking dense fog. so clouds on the ground from paducah, kentucky, cape girardeau, to memphis, tennessee. low clouds. i think it will improve by 9:00 am. if you are flying today -- many of you are trying to catch that early flight in time for your tirky. in minneapolis and soelt where we've had rain showers and low clouds. where it's not raining, millions of people will be out and about. new york city. the parade weather looks fantastic this year. bright sunshine and temperatures in the 40s. climbing into the low 50s fo
hurtphd in paris. and elizabeth lower-basch got her master's at harvard. william is an independent from massachusetts, you are on. caller: happy thanksgiving. i just want to know, what is poverty in america? what does that mean? host: we discussed that earlier. guest: $20,000 a year, $30,000, $50,000? are these companies sitting on millions of dollars? the governmentwhy are they sitts money when they could be hiring people? host: veronique de rugy, the figure that we decided on for a family of three? guest: $18,000 for a family of four. but a lot of the programs, the poverty programs -- and there are 126 different poverty programs, 22 different food programs, and people always assume there are a few. there are many of them. the eligibility depends on -- food stamps at the federal level are 30%, right? states can add to that number, so it really varies, your eligibility varies on the program, based on the federal standards, and the states once. host: would you like to address the caller's issues about u.s. corporations? guest: when we see surveys of companies, they are nervous about cons
. right here. >> from paris. i wanted to ask the panelists what do you think of china's plan for solutions for syria? china came out recently with a four-point plan. do you take this seriously? if so, could it be part of the new normal? china looking at a crisis that the west is unable to solve, far from its shores saying we have a position to take, and we can play a role in this? >> run to the back run. right, this gentleman here. hand up high. thank you for your brevity, folks. >> thank you, richard downey. early in the discussion, you asked about the islands, the dispute, and your response was that the china -- the chinese response was part of a long term plan. in recent years, we have seen china make tremendous efforts certainly in the western hemisphere and africa to build infrastructure to gain access to raw materials. at the same time, we've also seen them make tremendous efforts to build military to military relations, and my question for the panel is is that military dimension just an effort to protect their economic interests, or is it some part of a long term plan to help lay fo
's only fair to say, you said yesterday, to see in paris right now. he's basically tell his students that everything that happens of the next few months will be studied for many, many years. all the main players are facing tests right now. civilians a dying. the power balance is shifting under our feed and no one knows where it will end up. thank you for your time, your contribution. [applause] >> in a few moments senate leaders harry reid and mitch mcconnell on a possible change to set rules regarding the filibuster. forty-five minutes chief justice john roberts and the supreme court and constitutional law. after that, part of our coverage of the halifax international security forum, including a look at the u.s. role in global politics and the situation in syria. several live events tell you about tomorrow morning. former florida governor jeb bush will be speaking at the foundation for excellence in education. you can once that event here on c-span2 at 845 eastern. just after that at 9:00 a.m. eastern on c-span three the foreign policy initiative begins a daylong symposium on foreig
diplomat to stay during the siege of paris. sunday night at 8:00 p.m. on c- span. >> "washington journal" continues. host: joining us now is kim dixon, a tax policy correspondent for reuters. this is part of our series on the so-called fiscal cliff. today we're looking at the issue of the payroll tax cut. kim dixon, when did the payroll tax cuts issue come into effect? guest: about two years ago at this time. expiration of the bush-era tax cuts that began in 2001 were set to expire. republicans control the house. president obama wanted to continue them for everybody except those in the top 2% tax rate. --wasn't ended the year deal it was an end-of-the-year deal. the obama administration was looking for the stimulus measure. they thought it would be hard for republicans to oppose a tax cuts. host: the money rigidly was going where -- the money originally was going where? guest: going to the social security trust fund. it is still going there. it is still going to social security. the treasury is making up the money and still running the money, the discount that folks are getting other tax
ads comparing him to paris hilton. the partly because it was mostly the standard democratic agenda of reversing the bush era and investing in the future. obama cares a lot about policy, but it's not really a policy entrepreneur in the original campaign wasn't really about new ideas. it's about that that message of change and then this aspirational, we can believe in addendum, the same but maybe this guy would follow through on the old ideas that never seem to go anywhere. and he really has. i was on a panel in boston before the election with a guy named charlie baker who is a republican. he ran for governor in 2010 and got hasted by duval patrick here to see republican who lost that year. but he had read my book and he said his take away was to stuff, whether you're on the right or the left and i do think that is an implicit message of this book. i get asked all the time at events like this, how did obama screwed the politics about? how come people think the stimulus created jobs think that elvis is alive, which is actually true. it was first of all say that this black guy whose mi
the french kept calling churchill as the germans were pouring through the line and racing towards paris. and the french generals reassuring churchill day after day, week after week that the french were putting up a brave defense had they knew the war was already lost, please, slowly repeat what you just said and hopefully conservatives will go back and look at what commentators and websites said over the past three weeks when they knew this race was lost. >> they have -- i'll say it again in exactly the same words. the conservative followership has been exploited, fleeced and lied to by the entertainment complex. >> name names. >> because of that -- i name names in the book. >> i don't think that's even necessary. >> and there are too many to name. but because the followers, the donors and the activists are so mistaken about the nature of the problems the country faces, the nature -- i mean, just a simple question. i went to tea party rallies. and i would ask this question. have taxes gone up or down in the past four years? they could not answer that question correctly. now, it's true,
by 0.5% as is the cac in paris and germany. the dax is off by 0.8%. >>> back in the united states congress returns to session today, this is the lame duck session that is kicking off. legislators faced a seven-week deadline to reach agreement on scheduled tax hikes and budget cuts that threatened to send the u.s. economy off a fiscal cliff. eamon javers, can we expect much? >> the lame duck session does begin today, as you say, and we can expect a lot this week, we'll see a lot of activity, if not real deal making, starting today let me walk you through the schedule of what will happen. congress is back today and also we're going to see the president of the united states meeting with progressive and labor leaders over at the white house, that's today. tomorrow we're going to see the president meeting with business leaders over at the white house, and we're also going to see the president hosting a press conference in which he'll take questions from reporters, remember his statement last week he didn't take questions. he's going to take some questions tomorrow and of course on frid
the estate tax. i would like to see the estate tax come back. i do not think paris hilton should inherit her parents will wealth. the estate tax has been part of american economics for almost 100 years, republicans and democrats have been for it. it is not socialism. it is part of the american way of doing things. let's get to those compromises which are out there. i think we will get an amt patch, and medicare passed for doctors, some closing of loopholes. i will like to see a radical simplification of our tax code but i do not see it happening. i think that would be too much to ask. on foreign-policy, i think we will see more interesting things. we will get out of afghanistan. that does not take a genius to predict that. but i see an opening to cuba. -- under this president, pretty soon. i think it will start this year. it is not going to be the kind of rabid, you are a communist opposition that has kept american presidents from doing that. some of the most interesting thing to watch after this election we did what happens with israeli american relations? benjamin netanyahu did something i
said that he is teaching in paris right now. it telling his students that everything that happens he will be setting for many years from now. all the main players are facing tests right now. the power balance is shifting. nobody knows where it will and debt. thank you for your time and contribution. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> as negotiations continue over avoiding the fiscal cliff, auntie's family will go back to august of 2007 and look at how we got here. they created the spending cuts that are said to take effect in january along with some tax revisions. >> if you listen to mayor bloomberg he said the damage was unprecedented. then maybe the worst storm they have ever faced. gov. christie said the damage was unthinkable. we had heard case predict hurricane force winds -- we had hurricane force wind. you start to get a sense of the massive scope of this storm. i have read dozens of stories about halt many consumers, only tied to people was through their smart phone, linking up social
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